ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted aggravated robbery which took place on Tuesday night (May 22) in Holt.
Around 8.30pm a 15-year-old boy was walking along the path between De Mestre Place and Powell Street in Holt, when he was confronted by two teenage boys.
One of the teenagers threatened the boy with a knife [...]
ACT Policing is seeking the assistance of the public to help identify the two people in the images as they may be able to assist with the investigation into a robbery and assault in Dickson earlier this year (Sunday, January 1).
The images of the man and woman were taken from CCTV cameras at the Coles [...]
ACT Policing arrested and charged a 30-year-old man from Bega, New South Wales following a police pursuit of a stolen motor vehicle yesterday morning (May 20).
About 6am yesterday police were informed that a Mitsubishi Triton utility, which was stolen earlier in the morning during a burglary in O’Malley was sighted around the Scrivener Dam area.
Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, May 21) charged with sexual assault offences.
Police will allege the two men sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in the early hours of Friday morning, May 18, after she fell asleep in one of the their units in Griffith.
The two men were arrested on Saturday (May [...]
Firefighters are responding to reports of a fire at the corner of Wynne Street and McBryde Crescent Wanniassa.
Update to follow.
6:07pm Sunday 20 May 2012
ACT Fire & Rescue have quickly extinguished the blaze in the detached building.
The fire damage has been minimal but the impact of the smoke more widespread.
Firefighters are now ventilating the property before [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a fatal collision at the intersection of Southern Cross Drive and Florey Drive this morning, May 19.
About 7.30 am a white Toyota Corolla was turning right from Florey Drive onto Southern Cross Drive when it collided with a light truck which was travelling east along Southern Cross Drive.
The 59-year-old Macgregor man [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two Southside robberies which occurred within an hour of each other last Monday (May 14) afternoon, which police believe are linked.
About 3.40pm a 15 year-old boy was riding home from school in Isabella Plains when he was stopped by three teenagers who threatened him and took his iPod.
Around 5pm [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old man after a vehicle pursuit early this morning (Friday, May 18) which ended on Haydon Drive.
Around 4.25am today, a Belconnen Patrol team was conducting laser speed enforcement and roadside breath testing in Aranda when a Nissan Pulsar did not slow down and drove directly towards an officer.
The officer was [...]
ACT Policing is appealing to car owners to remove all valuables from their cars of an evening after a recent spate of thefts in Canberra’s south.
Between Thursday, May 10 and Sunday, May 13, eleven cars were broken into from a number of suburbs in the Tuggeranong area, including Isabella Plains, Kambah, Monash, Chisholm, Fadden, Gordon [...]
The Australian Crime Commission‘s (ACC) Illicit Drug Data Report 2010–11 has revealed the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) detected its first clandestine laboratory since 2007–08.
In 2010–11 there was one clandestine laboratory detected in the ACT and 703 detected nationally, with Queensland reporting the highest proportion.
“Although the ACT does not have a high number of clandestine laboratories, [...]
ACT Policing is warning residents in Canberra’s inner-north to be wary of people going door to door offering to do work and asking for cash payments.
Police are investigating a number of incidents which have occurred in Reid and Ainslie this month where residents have been approached by a man offering to paint their street number [...]
ACT Policing has released CCTV images of the two offenders responsible for the burglary and theft which occurred at McDonald’s Westfield Woden on Sunday 6 May, in the hope someone can identify them.
Between 1.00am and 2.00am, two men entered the premises through the rear door and stole approximately 200 hamburger buns and 20 drinks.
The first [...]
ACT Policing has issued its online crime statistics for the first quarter of 2012, reflecting a decline in assaults and property damage and an increase in motor vehicle theft and robberies reported to police compared with the same period (January to March) in 2011.
Acting Superintendent of ACT Policing Intelligence Chris Meagher said CrimeStatistics allow members [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after two incidents occurred in Fisher early yesterday morning (Sunday 13 May) involving a white ute.
Around 12.30am, a white station wagon was driving along Ballarat Street when a white Holden Commodore sedan and white ute attempted to box the vehicle in and force it off the road.
A short time later [...]
ACT Policing is praising the good behaviour of people who attended the music festival ‘Groovin the Moo’ yesterday (Sunday 13 May), held at the University of Canberra.
Sergeant Rod Anderson said the crowd was generally well behaved with three persons taken into protective custody and eight juveniles apprehended for consuming alcohol.
A small amount of drugs were [...]
ACT Policing has recovered two licensed firearms stolen in a burglary in Hackett yesterday (Sunday, May 13).
About 12.30pm a police member saw two teenage boys walking on Cowper Street, towards the Dickson shops, carrying green firearm bags.
Police approached the boys and asked them to put the bags down. One boy complied with the request, the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred last night (Sunday, May 13) in Weston.
Around 6.45pm a 29-year-old man was walking along the bicycle path on the Weston Creek side of Hindmarsh Drive, near the Tuggeranong Parkway underpass, when he was confronted by a man. The male offender demanded the victim hand [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a stolen white Ford Meteor collided with the ACTEWAGL electricity substation in Hume yesterday morning (May 12).
Around 3am, the Ford Meteor, with two occupants collided with the substation on Tralee Street, causing extensive damage to the vehicle and substation.
As a result of the damage to the substation, some areas [...]
ACT Policing has released the security camera footage of the incident at the Goldcurves brothel in Fyshwick which occurred on Tuesday, May 8.
About 1.10am police were called to the brothel after an original report of a fire at the location.
Police have spoken to a number of witnesses who state they saw a person throw two [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a number of suspicious fires in Fadden yesterday afternoon (May 10).
About 3.20pm police were called to the bushland area bordered by Appel Crescent and Sparkes Close in Fadden in response to three spot grass fires at that location. ACT Fire and Rescue was in attendance and had extinguished the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking information on the theft of a black Labrador puppy from Pets Paradise at Westfield Woden early last week.
The puppy, kept in an enclosed glass pen within the store, was last seen when staff closed the store for the evening on Tuesday 1 May.
At approximately 12pm on Wednesday 2 May, staff discovered [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an incident at the Goldcurves brothel in Fyshwick early this morning (Tuesday, May 8).
About 1.10am police were called to the brothel after a report of a fire at the location. Witnesses saw a person throw a flaming bottle at the front door, causing the front of the building to catch alight. [...]
ACT Policing caught more than 840 drivers for speeding on Canberra roads as part of the traffic targeting campaign for April.
Police officers issued a total of 614 traffic infringement notices and 209 cautions. There were 19 drivers arrested and will be summonsed for speeding offences.
About 30 per cent of targeted drivers were caught travelling more [...]
ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Team executed a search warrant on a house in Curtin today, Sunday 6 May.
This relates to an incident which occurred about 11.15 pm on Saturday 5 May, where a Domino’s delivery driver was threatened with what appeared to be a handgun.
The driver was not robbed or harmed in the incident.
The Canberra Times reports that the man being very grudgingly treated at Canberra hospital after yesterday’s fatal collision on Yamba Drive is one Justin Monfries:
The 24-year-old, who has an extensive criminal history, was on bail for assault occasioning actual bodily harm and possessing an offensive weapon, specifically a machete.
He had entered pleas of not guilty [...]
A woman has died and another injured after being hit by a vehicle while crossing the road outside The Canberra Hospital this afternoon (Thursday, May 3).
The vehicle, a red Toyota Camry station wagon, had been called in to ACT Policing Operations earlier by an off duty AFP member after the vehicle was seen driving erratically [...]
ACT Policing apprehended 58 drink-drivers over the past fortnight (16-29 April), with 30 of those drivers issued with Immediate Suspension Notices.
Of the 58 drivers apprehended, 22 were subject to special conditions which restricted them to an Alcohol Content (AC) of 0.00.
The highest reading of the fortnight was at 6.50pm on Sunday (April 29). Police responded [...]
A 31-year-old Campbell man has been arrested after an aggravated robbery took place at a shopping complex in Palmerston yesterday (May 1) afternoon.
Police will allege that around 4.20pm, the man entered the store armed with a knife and threatened staff. The man fled the store with a sum of cash and was seen by a [...]
A 23-year-old man has died in hospital from injuries sustained in a single vehicle collision on Tidbinbilla Road, Tharwa which took place on Saturday (April 28) afternoon.
While riding with a friend, Mr Stewart Orme, from Kaleen, lost control of his motorcycle in the incident. He died around 7.55pm last night (Sunday, April 29).
This is [...]
ACT Policing will be stepping up traffic enforcement and is urging motorists to change their behaviour, in particular in and around schools, in response to rising complaints about unsafe driving practices.
Of particular concern to police are the unsafe practices by parents and guardians when dropping off and picking up children at school.
Sergeant Rod Anderson, Officer [...]
Territory and Municipal Services have out out a call for help finding the bronze plaques looted from Hall Cemetary if you needed any more reinforcement we might be a society in decline:
Canberra Cemeteries is calling for public assistance following the theft of the majority of bronze plaques from monuments at Hall Cemetery. It is [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 19-year-old Dunlop man yesterday (Wednesday, April 25) following three thefts at Clubs across Canberra in the past month.
Police will allege the man had taken money from Clubs in the ACT region over a period of 35 days.
The man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with three counts of [...]